The summer transfer window for Paris Saint-Germain ended Thursday evening with a bitter failure. The capital club failed to secure the services of a central defender.
However, Christoph Galtier announced the color. Last Wednesday, after Paris Saint-Germain defeated Toulouse Football Club (3-0, the fifth day of Ligue 1), the French coach demanded the arrival of a defender before the end of the summer transfer period. “Once I took over, we identified the need for another central defender for this system. 24 hours left. Will we get it? I hope. It will be better. Will we get it? I don’t know. We will see what happens tomorrow.” The ax fell on Thursday night and it will disappoint the former Lille coach, as the Paris leaders failed to find the lucky winner.
Al-Khelaifi’s unsuccessful stabbing
Paris Saint-Germain wanted to secure the services of Milan Skriniar, the Slovak central defender of Inter Milan. But until the end, the Nerazzurri will resist the multiple attacks of the French 2022 champion. As revealed by the newspaper the teamPresident Nasser Al-Khelaifi had personally intervened in the file by contacting Stephen Chang, president of Inter Milan. Without avail. The Parisian staff will never join the €80m demanded by the 2021 Italian champions for the 27-year-old, under contract until June 2023 and in a position to negotiate with his entourage from the start. January 1 next.
Thus, the summer transfer period for Paris Saint-Germain ended, in the direction of the arrivals, with the recruitment of Spanish attacking midfielder Carlos Soler, the sixth and last reinforcement outside the season after Vitina, Hugo Eketek, Nordi Mukele, Renato Sanchez and Fabian Ruiz. . In the other direction of traffic, Paris particularly confirmed the departures of Julian Draxler (Benfica Lisbon), Abdo Diallo (Leipzig), Levin Kurzawa (Fulham) and Idrissa Joy (Everton). On the other hand, Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas has not gone away.
PSG: Diallo, Kurzawa, Jay… A wave of departures on the wires https://t.co/kCOPM4PpbH
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